A 68-year-old lady requires a VTE risk assessment prior to bowel resection
You are the FY1 on your colorectal surgery rotation.
Your consultant has asked you to carry out a venous thrombo-embolism (VTE) risk assessment specifically for patient-related risk factors on a patient who is due to have bowel resection for colon carcinoma.
Mrs Bateman is due to have her surgery in 7 days time.
Please answer any of her questions.
Station time: 5 minutes
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